Tourist Places in Jharkhand
Are you planning to spend your vacation in the top 10 tourist places in Jharkhand? If yes, be proud of yourself for making such a great decision. ‘A break from everything is much needed every once in a while’ – Anonymous. Don’t you think it’s true? Jharkhand is popularly termed as ‘Land of Forests’. As the name suggests from the magnificent hills to mere grass, the place holds a fantastic sight for the tourists.
This East Indian state is also almost full of Museums, a holy temple, wildlife sanctuaries and others. Now, are you confused, which places you should visit first? Once a part of the Magadha Empire, Jharkhand has numerous places to visit. To help you out, we had researched and reviewed the places and listed out the top 10 tourist places in Jharkhand.
Capital of Jharkhand, Ranchi is famously known as the City of Waterfalls. The beautiful sight could capture your heart and mind, as the place contains a high amount of mineral resources, they are also mentioned as ‘Manchester of East’. Mountains and waterfalls surround the place. You can visit Hundru falls, Dassam falls, Johna falls, Panch Ganga Falls, Patratu valley, Birsa Zoological Park, Ranch Lake, Kanke Dam, Jagannath temple Nakshatra van, Sun temple, Pahari Mandir, Rock Garden, and Deer Park.
Known for its popular term, The Steel city of India, Jamshedpur is the largest city in Jharkhand, and it holds the first private company of iron and steel, Tata Steel. The industrial city is proud due to the founder Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata who is also the founder of Tata Group. Apart from this, Jamshedpur is also home to various large and small scale industries. The tourist will have the delightful experience in the city by visiting Dalma Hills, Jubilee Park, Jubille Lake, Jayanti Sarovar, Tata Steel Zoological Park, Tribal Culture Centre, Hudco Lake and Bhuvaneshwari Temple.
Deoghar or can we say the city of temples is known for its pilgrim spot for Hindus. Among all tourist places in Jharkhand, Deoghar is the most spiritual place. As an old place, the city has various temples located in a pleasant environment. If you are a devotee of Lord Shiva, you can enjoy the blessings with natural surroundings. The maintain attraction is an ancient temple which is one of twelve Jyotirlingas call as Baba Baidyanath. Other temples and spots which worth visiting in this City are Basukinath, Trikutha Hills, Satsanga Ashram, Mayurakshi River, Harila Jori, Jaisar Children’s Park, Hathi Pahar, Kathikund, Kundeshwari, Shivganga, and Nandhan Pahar.
Dhanbad is also known as the Coal Capital of India and is one of the developing cities in the state. As it is a renowned mining city in Jharkhand, the tourists can enjoy the place. The place is almost full of temples not only for Hinduism but also for Buddhist and Jains too. The place will always hold a special place with its refreshing and enlightening look. You can visit Topchanchi Lake, Mainthon Dam, Panchet dm, Birsa Munda Park, Charak Pathar, Panrra, Parasnath Temple and Jharia coal mines in this heart of coalfields in India.
Although with the little evidence for this historical place, it never ceases to amaze the tourists, with the rich cultural background, the place has Palamu Wildlife sanctuary, Betla National Park, River Koel, Palamu Fort, Upper Ghaghri waterfalls, Lower Ghaghri Waterfalls and Lodh falls. The place attracts nature lovers, trekkers and wildlife admirers with the presence of natural sanctuaries.
Netarhat which is known for its hill station areas is famously known as Queen of Chotanagpur due to its incredible natural scenario. The view will blow up your soul with is high air quality and calm surroundings. The attractive spots in the place are Netarhat Hills, Koel viewpoint, Sadni Falls, Magnolia Sunset Point, Upper Ghaghri Falls and Lower Ghaghri Falls. If you want to escape from the buzzing life in the busy cities, Netarhat could relax you with its comfortable weather condition.
Despite its name for the steel and coal industries, Bokaro is also an attractive place with natural destinations. It is the perfect place for holidays for almost every person, including devotees. Moreover, some of the top tourist places are Bokaro Steel city, Garga dam, Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park, City Park, Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya, Jagannath Temple, Gayathri Mandir, Siwandih, Noori Masjid and Aaiyappa Mandir. The pleasant weather in the place makes travelers extend their stay in the city.
Even though Once a part of Hazaribagh, Giridih has its share of spectacular history from 1972. Due to the place is surrounding forests, it is known as Land of Hills or Land of Jain Pilgrims. As it is mostly full of Jain Temples and buildings, From beautiful valleys to holy temples, this minerals resources filled land several amazing destinations including Parashnath Hills, Usri falls, Khandoli park and dam, Jharkhandi Dham, Harihar Dham, Langta Baba Samadhi Sthal, Surya temple, Devari temple, Sammed Shikharji and Jain Museum.
Hazaribagh is another fantastic place in Jharkhand which holds the vast area for wildlife sanctuaries. The term Hazaribagh refers to the thousands of gardens. But apart from the gardens, it also quite a site with temples, hills, waterfalls and others. The best spots in the City are Canary hill, Hazaribagh wildlife sanctuary, Hazaribagh national park, Isko village, Surya Kund, Rajarappa temple, Urwan Tourist complex, Salparni, Bhadrakali temple, and Konar Dam.
Most of the tourists are not well aware of this place, but it is a perfect place to spend your time with families and children. The place also attracts photographers, trekkers and single travelers. The unique thing about the place is it could be visit at any season among summer, winter and monsoon. You can view some of the great places like Mary’s Church, Rajmahal, Mangalhat, Moti waterfall, Shivgadi temple, Bhagwa Kuan, Shukravasini temple, Teliagrahi fort, Binduvasini temple and Rakisthan temple.
If you love nature and wildlife, then Jharkhand is the perfect vacation spot to spend your quality time. “The land lost in lands. That was Jharkhand”. Apart from the places mentioned earlier, there are numerous attractions present in Jharkhand. Mother Nature indeed blesses the place. Don’t miss the visit to the city and explore its beauty to your heart content.